- Full Time:
- Number of Workers Requested:
- Job Duties:
- Crops: Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage Varieties, Cantaloupe, Cauliflower, Chard, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Fall Decorative Squash, Green Bell Peppers, Greens, Herbs, Kohlrabi, Lettuces, Peppers, Pickling Cucumbers, Pumpkins, Squash, Sweet Corn, Tomatoes, and Watermelons.
Harvesting of vegetables: Once at the picking location, doing a row at a time, workers will move down the rows plucking the vegetables from the plants and putting them in a container. Once the container is full the worker will take the container to the truck and dump the content. The worker will go back to his picking area and fill his container up again, repeating the process through the work day.
Packing vegetables: trucks will take the vegetables to the packing house where they will be washed and put in a conveyor belt, workers will stand by the conveyor belt and remove the bad vegetables, the conveyor belt will take the vegetables through the sizing machine to separate by size, workers will stand at the end of the sizing machine and will put the vegetables in bags and the bags will be placed on pallets to be transported.
Field Maintenance: workers will tie, stake and prune plants, clean micro jets and remove plastic drip lines, using hands or a hoe workers will remove dead plants and weeds.
The worker in order to perform this kind of work must be able to work outside for at least 6 hours a day in all kinds of weather and be in a possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance, working quickly and skillfully with their hands repeatedly. The employer will provides the tools necessary (if applicable) to perform the described job duties without charge to the worker. The employer will charge the worker for reasonable costs related to the workers refusal or negligent failure to return the tools or due such workers willful damage or destruction of the tools.
Workers that qualify may be required to operate Agriculture Machinery or Equipment.
General farm upkeep and maintenance such as painting, fixing, cleaning, and organizing out building and equipment.
Employees may volunteer to work additional hours when work is available. Workers should expect occasional periods of little or no work because of weather, crop or other conditions beyond the employer?s control. These periods can occur any time throughout the season, if workers request a leave of absence during these periods of no work, the hours will be deducted from the hours offered under the ETA 790A.
A copy of the work contract or a copy of the ETA 790 in lieu of a work contract, and any modifications, will be provided to the H-2A worker no later than the time at which the worker applies for the Visa, or to a worker in corresponding employment, no later than on the day work commences. For an H-2A worker going from an H-2A employer to a subsequent H-2A employer, a copy of the contract will be provided no later than the time an offer of employment is made by the subsequent H-2A employer.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse